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By ask_anurag ·
Hi,
I have Mercury motheroard and I have 866 MHz processor with 20 GB harddisk.I installed windows 2000 it was working fine but after sometime when i start my computer it gives me error message that CMOS settings are wrong Press F1 to Continue or Press Del to enter setup.I reset the cmos.But still it's doing the same.My computer working fine no problem in it.I heard that if you disable VIDEO cache then it won't give this error.What is video cache and how it correct the problem.
How to solve this problem.
Thanks and Regards.
Anurag.

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by tamj123 In reply to About CMOS

you may just need change the battery on the MB.

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by TheChas In reply to About CMOS

I agree with answer 1 that you may just have a weak CMOS battery.

You also may have a poor connection in a RAM socket.
To check for this, with power off, and the power cord unplugged, remove and re-seat your RAM modules.

The advice on the video cache, I believe refers to the BIOS setting to cache the video ROM.
This setting will be on one of the advanced setting screens in BIOS setup.
This setting should be as specified for your video card.

Watch the monitor when you first boot up the PC, there should be a message to press a key to enter setup.
F1, Del, and F10 are common keys to access setup.

Chas

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by ferhad_khanzada In reply to About CMOS

It is toooooooooo simple Just check ur BIOS version and update it.

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by Teamadmin In reply to About CMOS

your mother board Battery power is discharged. so try to change the new battery o the same model nd Number.your problem wll be solved.

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